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In Preparation For Journey

Another poem from the sermons on the dock series: In Preparation For Journey by Michael Romani In the preparation for journey There are steps meant for me Putting my house in order is right As I approach Heaven’s light To … Continue reading

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Passport To Heaven

Based on a dockside sermon: Passport To Heaven by Michael Romani The work of the spirit is to convict us of sin That we might live triumphant yet again This is the message that we must always live And in … Continue reading

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Always Thankful

A poem of gratitude #27: Always Thankful by Michael Romani You pour another drink Taking time to think Seems we all pay our dues Too often singing the blues Dark side, downside Talking about wounded pride Staring at the shadow … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Being

A poem of gratitude #9 for all that God has brought into my life, all the lessons learned and the love felt as blessings along the way. The Paradox of Being by Michael Romani It’s there in our perspective Being … Continue reading

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Twelve Hands of Humility

In a spirit of gratitude toward all the good that surrounds my life with grace, poem #8 for this season: Twelve Hands of Humility by Michael Romani There are 12 hands on the clock of humility Each having its own … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Kindness

In a world where so much can be had, perhaps the one thing we might best give to others and ourselves is intentional kindnesses. Thoughts On Kindness by Michael Romani With loving thoughts and gratitude I embrace the world with … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Nation Which Does Not Remember What It Was Yesterday, Does Not Know What It Is Today, Nor What It Is Trying To Do

“A nation which does not remember what it was yesterday, does not know what it is today, nor what it is trying to do. We are trying to do a futile thing if we do not know where we came … Continue reading

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Given To the Fire

Halloween Poem #24: Given To the Fire by Michael Romani Gazing on the precious cross Given to the fire with a toss One soul stood itself alone But, oh so, very lost and alone As if her heart were suddenly … Continue reading

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Taken Path

Halloween Poem #22: Taken Path by Michael Romani Even we who make our own heaven and hell Cannot evade that most singular of details That the chosen Wolf of God is our prophecy A singular enemy that is our owned … Continue reading

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Death Under the Moon

Halloween Poem #16: Death Under the Moon by Michael Romani With our demons friended All light has ended We walk in the darkness Keenly aware of our harshness Such is the power and insistence That good gives way without resistance … Continue reading

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